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Assembly of Dust Live at Paradise Rock Club on 2004-12-31


Topics Live concert


Disc 1
Set 1
01. Rachel
02. Bus Driver
03. Westerly
04. Grand Design*
05. The Time Of Deeds
06. Fountain**
07. Stone Choir

Disc 2
Set2
01. Corpus Christi
02. Champagne Supernova^
03. Man With A Plan
04. Cabin John->
4a. Champagne Supernova^ >
4b. Cabin John
05. Sinner
06. Love Junkie
07. Weekhawken Ferry
08. Speculator->
8a. You Lay The Dust** >
8b. Speculator

Disc 3
09. Harrower
Encore 1:
01. Crest Of My Wing***
02. Up On Cripple Creek^
03. Valhalla
04. Love The One You're With^
Encore 2:
01. Songs We Sing


Collection AssemblyofDust
Band/Artist Assembly of Dust
Venue Paradise Rock Club
Location Boston, MA

Source Soundboard > Apogee Mini-Me > Sony PCM-1
Lineage Sony PCM-2600 > Sony CDR 850 > EAC > flac
Taped by Carl Daniels
Transferred by Kevin Barbour

Notes

Recoding notes: The static/pops are from the SBD and are faint every now and again.

Show notes:
* Reid on Lead Vocals
** Fountain w/Ryan Montbleau on lead vocals
** Nate piano tease of Auld Lang Syne
*** Reid Acoustic Solo
^ Champagne Supernova-Oasis
^ Up On Cripple Creek-The Band
^ Love The One You're With-Stephen Stills

Reviews

Reviewer: Daddy D - - April 21, 2011
Subject: good stuff!
was familiar with the name of the band, but not the music itself. This is the first AOD show I've listened to on archive & I can't believe what I've been missing all these years . . . really good stuff!
Reviewer: Billy Sunday - - June 15, 2009
Subject: Unique yet familiar soud.
Without knowing the band and their material I would say this is a well recorded good performance by AOD. Reminds me of the Black Crowes meets the Neville Brothers by way of El Paso. I like what I hear in this performance- good, balanced interplay by the band without showboating- members enhance each other, which is refreshing. Definate 4+ all around and worth downloading for a change of pace.
Reviewer: wicked stickies - - June 12, 2009
Subject: new fan
wow! I've heard of the band before and figured I would give them a listen today. so glad I did. the other reviews are right on. vocals are nice which isn't always easy to find in this scene. sound is superb(sdbd) the band gels nicely with an A-bro meets SCI sound. super glad I decided to check this out. I'll be checking for when AOD is coming to upstate ny next!!!
Reviewer: Achorn - - December 22, 2007
Subject: NYE
I'm heading to Keene for the new years shows. Ryan and Reid both nights Hope this will get me in the mood for the six+ hour ride.
Reviewer: Click flash blade in ghetto night - - May 1, 2007
Subject: don't love AOD
but damn this show is sick. when they're on, they're fuckin impressive. give westerly a listen 5 stars.
Reviewer: jebwick - - January 31, 2006
Subject: Nice Find
I happened across this show while browsing the archive. This is a nice long set by Assembly of Dust. The band sounds very tight. The recording is excellent. I would recommend this show. Thanks.
Reviewer: drum jam - - November 26, 2005
Subject: great show
For more on this and other shows check out this...http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=44336
Reviewer: GolgiApparatus - - October 29, 2005
Subject: Beautiful
I must say it was my first time seeing Assembly of Dust and they rip. Their like a breath of fresh air. The lyrics are inspired and their musicianship only enhances their original style. Its the band meets some other eclectic rock band. Amazing Quality by the way, a must have
MOST DEFINATELY
Reviewer: rasiani - - September 11, 2005
Subject: most excellent find
this is a really top quality show for both sound quality and the quality of the sounds -- completely agree with the comments on the quality of the songwriting and the vocals but as for the kid -- student for life, I think -- who asks who is better? I don't know if they are better but do indeed check out Tea Leaf Green, especially the 1-22-05 shows in Petaluma,CA. Both bands have a great deal in common and are really, really excellent finds
Reviewer: hyperboy - - July 27, 2005
Subject: Great new find!!!
I'm so pumped I stumbled onto these guys on the archive. This show is one of the best shows I've ever heard. It is strong from beginning to end. The lead guitar tone is awesome! And the vocals are amazing! If you like southern rock mixed with a jamband direction, you will get into these guys. I'd heard of them for the last couple years but never checked them out. Now I see what I missed. Every song is fantastic! And the sound is just right.

BTW - What are all the band members names and instrument?
Reviewer: Bobby T - - March 31, 2005
Subject: Happy and Sad
I am SO HAPPY that I found this band.....and I am so sad that I didn't go to this show :(
I thought about it. Instead the girl and I stayed home and did Nuttin'.
Oh Well.....But YES....This SHOW IS WAY SWEET! Love AOD! Great Stuff here....it makes a once a week round in my player..
Reviewer: deserthead - - March 2, 2005
Subject: outstanding AOD!
I completely agree with the other reviewers, Reid is one of the best vocalists in the jam circuit. This is a A+ recording...the boys are definately playing tight for this SDB. This dl really showcases their impressive and unique talents.
Reviewer: student_of_life - - February 4, 2005
Subject: dust assembled
good setlist and what a time it was on new years! Reid is probably the best vocalist in the jam circuit (just my opinion). To naysayers, who is better? Grab this show as the the batting average indicates. However, this recording comes in kind of shallow and isnt that crisp. none the less.
Reviewer: Dan Straine - - February 3, 2005
Subject: AMazing.
This is what it is all about with this band. So good. Tight is on the menu with a dash of melody so high it can only make you want to smile and dance all at the same time. If the band reads this keep on it. Beer can hockey mates from New Years 2004 in NH read this? Sick! adios.
Reviewer: SuitablyAmused - - January 30, 2005
Subject: A Dust Must
This show is great - get it immediately! Adam is particularly good on this night.
Reviewer: SuitablyAmused - - January 30, 2005
Subject: A Dust Must
This show is great - get it immediately! Adam is particularly good on this night.
Reviewer: voodoochili15 - - January 19, 2005
Subject: Absolutely stunning
Incredible sound, incredible performance, incredible band. I've seen Strangefolk a lot and liked them when Reid was with them, and after he left as well. I saw AOD in Portland, Maine in September, and was absolutely blown away. These guys have incredible chemistry together, and this show is an absolute must-have. Everyone is spot on. You won't be dissapointed!
Reviewer: iriedancer - - January 17, 2005
Subject: Outstanding!
This AOD show has completely blown me away!!! This is outstanding work by the boys! Bravo!
Reviewer: musical-guru - - January 16, 2005
Subject: Pinical of Music
This show is a must have for any music lover. Reid's voice will uplift you while Nate Wilson's keyboard runs will set sails to the high gear of your soul. AOD's rhythm section is always tight. Adam's solos are so rhythmic that you cant stay still listing to it, and his melodies could put a baby to sleep. Over all, one of the strongest and best shows AOD has ever showcased. MUST HAVE!!! ********** (10 star)

~SOUND BOARD~
Reviewer: JosiahB - - January 16, 2005
Subject: EPIC!!! Download this IMMEDIATELY.
What a show!!! What a night!! This is actually a 10 star show!!! * * * * * * * * * *

From start to finish, AOD are on their A Game!! If you know and love this band or are just discovering them, this is a MUST HAVE. It's the rampant escapism and live-for the moment feel-good communal energy that AOD are all about.

Amazing energy, beautiful collaboration (with Ryan Montbleau), incredibly executed covers (Oasis, The Band, Stephen Stills) a perfect mix of Reid and Nate's amazing songwriting, new rockers, old standards, heartfelt storytelling, jubilant celebration and FANTASTIC SOUND!!

Everyone should hear this concert. From grade school kids to actual grown-ups, it's one for the history books.

FYI, All of set 2 (including Harrower) will fit onto an 80 min cd. I reccomend using the disc tracking given, with the exception of putting D3t01 on the end of D2 to maintain set II's continuity.

Thanks for allowing us relive this magical night with the crispy goodness of this SOUNDBOARD AOD!!!!
Reviewer: Jonathan Reisbaum - - January 15, 2005
Subject: I was at this show
and it totallly rocks. Perfect sound and the jams keep coming.
Reviewer: sandhill - - January 15, 2005
Subject: A great example of AOD to anyone who is not familiar with them
Sound on this one is excellent. Definately worth downloading!
Reviewer: SESQA - - January 14, 2005
Subject: Yet again
Assembly of Dust never fails to deliver. Get this show. Sound is out standing.
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